[talk-au] General Observations.

John Smith deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com
Thu May 20 02:05:00 BST 2010


On 20 May 2010 11:01, Brendan Morley <morb.gis at beagle.com.au> wrote:
> Brisbane regularly have the street type abbreviated (ST, RD, MWY, ART) and I
> think it is better to record the "in the field" name as such. Even with
> accurate capitalisation.
>
> Think tourists who aren't familiar with the way we do things around here.

You are confusing use with recording, if you record the actual street
type, software can then convert both the searches and the output to
show what people expect, some street types have multiple abbreviations
and would be even more difficult to search.




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